Read the review here.

“Ironsword follows the adventure of Kuros, the series hero, as he travels through four elementary realms in order to reach a fifth, final obstacle. In each new level, he must seek the element-related spell to defeat the elementary boss.”
– from the full review, which you can read here.

Personal Preference Alert: I like Ironsword better than the other two Wizards & Warriors games. It is different enough to set itself apart with its distinctions. I have fond memories of spending way too much time trying my luck at the skull-fall gambling game, and some of the crazy jumps required. The geysers in the forest realm, the underwater area that felt like you were on the moon, how frightening the fire world is the first time you encounter it, etc., this game truly gave you an experience, and its title screen music is among my all-time faves.

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